Edna Thornton

Edna Thornton, contralto
Bizet – Carmen – Habanera; Gipsy Song

Edna Thornton,
(credited on label as Madame Violetta)
Eleanor Jones-Hudson, soprano
Ernest Pike, tenor
Peter Dawson, bass-baritoneBizet – Carmen – Habanera – Thornton
Bizet – Carmen – Gipsy Song – Thornton(mp3 files – click to play, or right click the link, then select “Save as”)
Zonophone Celebrity Record G.O.9
Matrices 11589e, 11590e (side numbers 43205, X43207)
Recorded 14th April 1910Plays at about 78.5rpm.Thornton enters a beat early for the final verse of the Gipsy Song, but somehow she and the orchestra get themselves back together again after some time.

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